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Secret identities : the Asian American superhero anthology

Author: Jeff Yang
Publisher: New York : New Press ; [Jackson, Tenn.] : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Top Asian American writers, artists, and comics professionals have come together to create twenty-six original stories centered around Asian American superheroes--stories set in a shadow history of our country, exploring ordinary Asian American life from a decidedly extraordinary perspective.
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Genre/Form: Superhero comic books, strips, etc
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Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
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Secret identities.
New York, NY : New Press ; [Jackson, TN] : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2009
(DLC) 2009001536
(OCoLC)286490710
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Yang
ISBN: 1595585141 9781595585141
OCLC Number: 635504224
Description: 1 online resource (194 pages) : chiefly illustrations (some color)
Contents: Preface. In the beginning / Jeff Yang, Jef Castro --
Prologue / Jeff Yang, Jef Castro --
Driving steel / Jeff Yang, Benton Jew --
S.A.M. meets Larry Hama / Tak Toyoshima --
War and remembrance / Parry Shen, Alexander Tarampi --
9066 / Jonathan Tsuei, Jerry Ma --
Heroes without a country / Daniel Jai Lee, Vince Sunico --
Gaman / Jamie Ford, Alexander Tarampi --
The hibakusha / Parry Shen, Glenn Urieta --
Re-directing comics: Greg Pak / Keith Chow, A.L. Baroza --
The citizen / Greg Pak, Bernard Chang --
Sidekicks : Gene Yang & Michael Kang / Keith Chow, A.L. Baroza --
The Blue Scorpion and Chung / Gene Yang, Sonny Liew --
James / Michael Kang, Erwin Haya --
When worlds collide / Keith Chow, Chi-Yun Lau --
Now there's something : Greg LaRocque / Keith Chow, Alexander Shen --
Trinity / Greg LaRocque --
No exit / Naeem Mohaiemen, Glenn Urieta --
S.O.S. / Tanuj Chopra, Alex Joon Kim --
The wallpasser / Clarence Coo, Jerry Ma --
Girl power / Kripa Joshi --
You are what you eat / Lynn Chen. Paul Wei --
Sampler / Jimmy Aquino, Erwin Haya --
Learn to share / Keiko Agena, Ming Doyle --
A day at CostumeCo / Jeff Yang, A.L. Baroza --
Supergrrrls / Hellen Jo. Many masks / Jason Sperber, Chi-Yun Lau --
Agent Orange / Dustin Tri Nguyen, Dustin Nguyen ---
Gaze / Sung Kang, Billy Tan, Walden Wong, Sean Ellery --
Flight / Ian Kim, Jeff Yang --
Shine / Leonardo Nam, Anthony Tan, Ruben De Vela --
Jia / Kelly Hu, Mark Allen, Cliff Chiang --
Cataclysm / Yul Kwon, Deodato Pangandoyon --
Go / Kazu Kibuishi --
Parallel Penny / Anthony Wu --
Ordinary heroes / Raymond Sohn --
Just ordinary / Nick Huang, Alexander Shen --
Twilight / Ted Chung, Anuj Shrestha --
David Kim / John Kuramoto, Christine Norrie --
Meet Joe / Koji Steven Sakai, John Franzese --
On the third day / Johann Choi --
Long / Martin Hsu --
Justified / Ken Wong, Tiffanie Hwang --
From headline to hero --
Parry Shen, Jeremy Arambulo --
16 miles / Parry Shen, Sarah Sapang --
Taking back Troy / Jeff Yang, Francis Tsai --
Peril / Keith Chow, Jef Castro --
Epilogue / Jeff Yang, Jef Castro.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jeff Yang [and others].

Abstract:

Top Asian American writers, artists, and comics professionals have come together to create twenty-six original stories centered around Asian American superheroes--stories set in a shadow history of our country, exploring ordinary Asian American life from a decidedly extraordinary perspective.

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